I’m very pleased to introduce a new patron to the Fishbowl: the Ontario Tire Stewardship. OTS is doing something really cool and I thought you’d like to know about it. The Community Renewal Fund is a fund offered by Ontario Tire Stewardship that gives Ontario communities the opportunity to build spaces using sustainable materials made with […]
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At what age should a child be taught how to slice a banana? It’s something I found myself thinking about as I was chatting with Pat Gere, the director at OMS Montessori. Studies show that kids crave and thrive when given age-appropriate responsibilities, yet we find ourselves in a society that is becoming increasingly fearful of kids walking […]
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As part of a work-related thing, I was asked to email a recent photograph of myself. Guess what, I didn’t have any. How can someone who takes photos as part of her living not have any photos of herself? It is for this reason, and more, that I am very happy to welcome a new […]
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The Canadian Museum of Nature is a Fishbowl patron, and so I get advance notice and sneak peeks at what’s coming up. I was at a special preview opening of Animal Inside Out a few weeks ago. (Facebook and Instagram followers have already seen some of the fantastic things I saw when I was there!) […]
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This ticket giveaway is from Fishbowl patron, the National Arts Centre (NAC). We are big fans of the NAC, and like to visit whenever we can. I’m thrilled that we have such a fantastic venue here in Ottawa. Over the years they’ve helped us introduce our kids to a rich variety of performing arts. Arts and […]
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This giveaway is over. Thanks to everyone who entered! Saturday April 11th is International Tabletop Day, and if there’s one local business who knows how to celebrate, it’s Fishbowl patron Mrs. Tiggy Winkle’s. Tabletop is an extremely popular web show*, in which host Wil Wheaton and special guest friends play a board game and invite viewers to follow […]
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